Jamestown is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 3,336 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Jamestown is the 559th largest community in California.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Jamestown is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Jamestown is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Jamestown who work in sales jobs (16.42%), law enforcement and fire fighting (11.23%), and maintenance occupations (9.46%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Jamestown is worth considering.
Jamestown is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The rate of college-level education in Jamestown is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.10% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Jamestown in 2010 was $22,923, which is lower middle income relative to California, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $91,692 for a family of four.
Jamestown is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Jamestown home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jamestown residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Jamestown include German, Irish, Dutch, and Portuguese.
The most common language spoken in Jamestown is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.